Mr Jai Chitnavis

MA, MChir, FRCS (Tr & Orth)


Mr Chitnavis' elective practice deals exclusively with knee surgery. He is exposed to a wide variety of knee conditions every day. His special interests include undertaking image guided anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring and patella ligament autograft. He also specialises in  total knee replacements in young people using uncemented implants.

Mr Chitnavis completed his training in orthopaedics in Oxford and Sydney. He has a Master of Surgery Thesis in Osteoarthritis. His undergraduate training was in Cambridge, clinical training in London.

Mr Chitnavis performs the following procedures at Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital:


  • Weekly Monday AM
  • Weekly Wednesday AM


Current posts

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke NHS Trust Hospital, Cambridge


Other interests


  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Knee Surgery

Special clinical interests:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring and patella ligament autograft
  • Arthroscopic (key-hole) surgery
  • Total knee replacement (cementless and cemented)
  • Revision knee replacements
  • Knee realignment (osteotomy)
  • Knee replacement
  • Patello-femoral surgery
  • Paediatric Knee surgery

Member of

  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • World Orthopaedic Concern
  • Medical Protection Society


Research interests:

  • Knee instability
  • Articular cartilage defects
  • Osteoarthritis


Mr Jai Chitnavis works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA

Mr Jai Chitnavis does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Jai Chitnavis does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Jai Chitnavis does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.